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Belgium, Bruges, 1525-1530
MS M.1175. Fol. 068r

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Miniature, vignette, margins:
David: proclaimed King -- Angel, with right hand holding crown and with left hand holding scepter, descending toward David, wearing hat and ermine-trimmed garment, playing harp, and sitting on stool beneath canopy on raised platform. He is approached by one of three men, kneeling beside hat on ground, raising covered vessel, and another two men, one kneeling, and holding sack, possibly filled with coins.
Scene in landscape before stepped entrance to building with arched window.
Miniature within arched gold frame with filigree.

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